Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Unconventional Baby Card

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Yes, another CAS card - this time I was inspired by the January's Monthly  Challenge over at STAMPlorations, which is CAS  and stamps, and they provided a sketch to inspire too....  
what could a girl do with all that goodness to challenge her but make a card.


(Apologies for the 'blue' in this photo, I could not adjust it or re-take the photo)


Here is the image (S009 Bear from Kiwistamping), coloured with chalks, and sentiment (from Montarga), and close up of the bakers twine bow.


I decided I did not like just the silver embossing,  so applied some masking and silver sprayed the narrow panel ... very heavily.


and I love the finished product!!

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31 comments:

aussie aNNie said...

Maxine this is adorable. I haven't had much time to enter over at Stamplorations this year, so much on my plate but will get back into it eventually.xx

Becca Cruger said...

I love how you did that gilded panel! I never thought to pair silver and kraft, but it looks great together! Thank you for playing along at STAMPlorations, Maxine!

Suchi said...

Such an adorable teddy and lovely embossing Maxine! :)
Suchi xx

Hetty said...

Locwly baby card, Maxine. A teddy always makes a cute baby card.
Thanks for your compliment on my Craftchaos Blog.

froebelsternchen Susi said...

Very special and very cute Maxine!

Olga Fink said...

Oh such a lovely card! I love the embossed teddy bear! xoxo Olga

Mynn Kitchen said...

LOVE all the fabulous shine you have going on here! It looks fabulous on the kraft background! Thank you for joining us at House of Cards! HUGS! :) Mynn xx

MaryH said...

This looks like very finely done hand embroidery, and is so pretty & delicate. It's beautiful in both colorways, but I think the blue will have to be my favorite. What a perfect card for parents & a new baby! TFS & Hugs

aussie aNNie said...

Lovely Maxine, thanks for your words of healing, I am getting there especially with friends like you...I will be having another candy on my blog soon so keep an eye out.xx

Lovely Linda said...

You can never go wrong with a Teddy Bear for a Baby Card and this one is perfect! I love colours, simmer and embossing! {{{hugs}}}

Carole Robb Bisson said...

The embossed outline is an effective and pleasing to the eye technique. The wee bear is an adorable image. Thank you so much for taking time to post your very creative art with us this week at Word Art Wednesday in our 217th- FF AG challenge! Our first challenge in 2016. Praying you will have a Blessed, Prosperous, Peaceful and Creative 2016, Carole

Pamellia Johnson said...

Beautiful Maxine. The blue is fabulous but I especially love the kraft one. Such a great little stamp. hugs :)

Shelly Schmidt said...

Such a darling teddy bear- fun baby card Maxine. The blue and kraft are so pretty together.

Gerrina said...

I also like the silver panal; it makes it a beautiful-not-too-sweet card! Enjoy the weekend!

DonnaMundinger said...

What a sweet teddy, Maxine! I'm a collector and he looks like one of mine. Fabulous CAS design, too. Thanks so much for joining our "Warm and Fuzzy" challenge at Aurora Wings. xxD

Angie said...

Super cute! Don't you just love challenges! The teddy is adorable and I love the design with the baker's twine! Precious!

Team Clark said...

Such a super sweet design, Maxine. Hugs, Autumn

PLISSA ADD said...

Lovely Bear! thanks for sharing with us in House of Cards! enjoy!! Paula, DT.

Pamela said...

So cute.Thank you for joining us at Crafting from the heart.

Pam x

Bonnie Taylor said...

This is so lovely! I love the techniques you used. And that bear is too cute!
Hugs, Bonnie

Lynn (aka Lynnpenguin) said...

Lovely card. I enjoyed seeing all the techniques. Thanks for playing along with us this week at Craft Your Passion. Hope to see you again. Good Luck.
Lynn, CYP DT

Leslie said...

What a beautiful project with so many wonderful details! Thanks so much for sharing your talent with us in the Love To Scrap! Challenge Blog's "New Beginnings!" challenge this time!
Hugs,
Leslie, LTSCB DT
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Donna said...

Sometimes simplicity says it all - job well done! Thanks for joining the Craft-Dee BowZ January challenge.

Nikki W said...

What a great idea, love the divide on the card front, and of course the teddy. Thanks for linking up to the Lost Coast Portal to Creativity :)

kim TangledBlueRose said...

Love the sweet teddy! Great detail and you make it look so easy! Gorgeous and thank you for playing at Lost Coast Portal to Creativity!~kim

Julie said...

Great card, thanks for joining us at the Cutie Pie challenge.

Em Louise Fairley said...

Maxine, I wouldn't call this unconventional, I'd call it contemporary. And beautiful at that. Thanks for joining us at House of Cards this month. I hope you'll join us again soon.

Hugs,
Em AKA Creative Em
House of Cards DT

Pink Unicorn said...

Such a cute teddy card, I'm sure it will be treasured by the receiver. Thank you for playing along with the STAMPlorations CAS Challenge. We hope to see you back again soon! Karola, DT, InvisiblePinkCards

Shona Hamill said...

Great CAS baby card. Thank you for sharing with the Cutie Pies. DT Shona xx

Sari / Granne said...

Awesome CAS design, such a cute image and love the shimmer. Thank you for joining Lost Coast Portal to Creativity Challenge #20 Clean and Simple, hope to see you again soon.

Daen'Ys said...

Ah, too cute! Looks like embroidered!!
Thank you so much for joing us at House of Cards.
Rosi x